Galasys Plc, a leading company of ticketing techniques and options to the Asian topic park industry, has announced the start of its Cloud On-line Vacation Agent CLOTA platform.
CLOTA is a middleware platform that connects concept park ticketing methods with on line travel organizations (“OTAs”), enabling prospects to obtain tickets on line in serious time. On completion of the transaction an electronic QR™-coded ticket is sent to customers’ cell telephones and electronic mail, letting them to gain entry to the concept park both by validating the QR™-code at the park admission gates or at self-support ticketing vending kiosks.
The progress of CLOTA is in line with Galasys’ approach to establish a thoroughly integrated B2B on line gross sales and distribution network that connects OTAs with topic park operators and owners in Asia. The Clever Cloud, 1 of Galasys’ critical computer software modules, was made in 2011 enabled theme park customers to produce significant new on the web ticket sales and created a new gross sales channel as a result of the OTAs.
Galasys’ IPO in Could offered the funding needed to accelerate the CLOTA growth programme.
In excess of 100 million tickets are offered as a result of Galasys ticketing systems in concept parks throughout Asia. The start of CLOTA introduces each new sales channels and a new income product, dependent on a share of revenue for each ticket sold, furnishing the group with the option to capture a share of the revenues produced by those ticket product sales.
However, CLOTA is a common system that can be used by all theme park operators irrespective of no matter if their ticketing method is from Galasys.
Galasys currently has 5 OTAs (Ctrip.com Intercontinental Ltd, Beijing Qunar Program Technological innovation (Qunar.com), Shanghai Lvmama Worldwide Vacation Company Co. Ltd, Sichuan Brigade Butler Community Technology (Lvxiaobao) and Chengdu Chenyu Culture Conversation Co., Ltd.) signed up to CLOTA furnishing protection of most of China’s on the internet journey traffic.
In addition 8 topic parks symbolizing 3.5 to 4 million website visitors a yr are also on board and entirely built-in into CLOTA. These incude Wugang Xianglong Valley Drinking water Park, Gui Lin Yugui Park Universal concept park, 7 Colour Sand River Water Park, Wuhan Mulan Park and Shanxi Water Park.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Seah, Chief Executive of Galasys, said, “This is a substantial move by Galasys into the on-line sphere and is element of our prepared transformation to correlate our earnings and progress much more closely to the number of people to our installed sites. We will carry on to expand our CLOTA platform by signing up far more parks and OTA companions in the coming months. The tie up with Qunar and Ctrip, the two OTA giants in China, is a testament to Galasys’ keep track of file in China and an endorsement of our CLOTA system.
“With 98 put in internet sites and about 100 million tickets printing by means of our ticketing program per year, we are enthusiastic by the likelihood of channeling the sale of some of these tickets as a result of CLOTA.”